Elegant and summery. Puts me in mind of lunch in the garden.
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Nose: Wensleydale with apricot pieces, dried pineapple and green banana. Some grassy and hay-like notes, with blueberry yoghurt and delicately floral blossom honey. Some orange blossom water.
Palate: Medium-full. Lots of sweet vanilla cream up front, backed by fresh stone fruit: peach and plums in particular. Some egg custard and pastry notes, too. Miscellaneous background florals.
Finish: Medium-long. Ends on baked pear.
Comment: Elegant and summery. Puts me in mind of lunch in the garden.
Nose: Buttery pastry and creamy almond frangipane. Pears poached in vanilla syrup, and a hint of Marsala. Lemon thyme and creamy macadamia nuts.
Palate: Medium bodied. French toast with more of those pears and vanilla syrup. Toasted hazelnuts sprinkled on malted milk biscuits.
Finish: Medium. On ripe pears and a little hint of spiced latte.
Comment: An easy-going sip, and the dessert-like flavours are well balanced.
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